Clause 28

Part of UK Borders Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 5:00 pm on 15th March 2007.

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Photo of Liam Byrne Liam Byrne Minister of State (Home Office) (Immigration, Citizenship and Nationality) 5:00 pm, 15th March 2007

The hon. Gentleman is being generous, but as I understand it—and I am not a lawyer—it is possible that an individual might be sentenced on the same day in the court to consecutive sentences for offences that were committed a very long time apart. It could just be that the offences are brought together on that day.